The University of Otago's VPN service allows staff and students to connect to the University's computer network from off-campus and from most locations around the world.

How do I download and install eduVPN

To download and install the eduVPN software:

For desktop or laptop computers with Software Centre/Center installed:

  1. Search for and open the Software Centre/Center on your computer.
  2. Search for eduVPN Client, click on the icon and then click Install.

For desktop or laptop computers without Software Centre/Center installed:

  1. Go to and select the tab for the operating system of your computer.
  2. Click the Download button and save the installer file.
  3. Locate the installer file on your computer and double–click it to start the installation process.
  4. Follow through the regular installation prompts. This will require administrator credentials for the computer — if you don’t have administrator credentials for your computer  contact AskOtago

Ensure all programs on your computer are closed prior to downloading and installing the eduVPN software as you may need to restart your computer afterwards.

For mobile devices:

Download and install from the relevant app store:

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